tv WESH 2 News Sunrise NBC February 18, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
announcer: local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. >> right now, a large crime scene outside a winter park home. why police were not searching for a killer overnight. >> rain returns to central florida. jason: a major announcement from the white house. president obama set to do something no president has done in decades.
morning. thursday. jason: there is plenty of sunshine in the forecast for the day ahead. as you step outside. amy sweezey joins us now. good morning. there, but nothing like the fog we were dealing with yesterday. sunrise happens one hour from now. lots of dry air. our temperatures will be cooler than yesterday. we will make it to the upper 60' s-lower 70' s in most spots where as yesterday we were in the middle 70' s. we are not dealing with the big fog we were dealing with yesterday. down to a quarter of a mile in our inland spots. 59 in melbourne, so kind of depends on where you are
we will all make it into the lower 70' s, close to average later today. 70 degrees in ocala and the villages and 72 will be our high in claremont. 72 in longwood and oviedo. couple of upper 60' s along the coast to the north. lower 70' s to the south as those winds kick up out of the northeast later today. more about that breeze coming up in just a few minutes. let' s get an early check of the roads. jazmin: a crash reported westbound on the entrance ramp to the 408 from colonial drive. watch out as you are getting onto the roadway. if you are getting onto i-4, four minutes from the conway toll plaza to i-4. i-4 westbound still just six minutes from 434 to lee road as
county. here is our view from obt. jason: investigators are working a rare deadly crime in winter park. michelle: two men were killed in a shooting last night. alex villareal is live. there are still a lot of questions in this case. alex: yes, a lot of unanswered questions. why were shots fired out here last night? police would not tell us how many bullets were fired, but you can see that there are a lot of evidence markers out here. we also know that marker on the corner with the letter be on it -- letter d on it, that is where one of the bodies was found. the other was found in the back of the house. police are not looking for any suspects but they do not believe this was a murder suicide. that seems to imply this may have been some sort of shootout
the two dead were both males and both died of gunshot wounds. the woman out here last night told her crew that her husband and son were fighting and now both are dead. police are not confirming that part of this investigation. it is very rare for winter park to see a situation like this. >> it is an isolated incident, we don' t like to experience it. unfortunately, we have to come out here and take care of the situation and handle the investigation. alex: this started before 10:00 last night, when people reported hearing those gunshots. the joint homicide investigative team that the winter park police are a part of is leading this investigation. as soon as we get new details we will bring those straight to you here on air and on wesh.com.
things are back to normal this morning at ucf after a chemical smells forced an investigation -- evacuation. the optics and the comics -- photon x building -- photonic s building. michelle: president obama is planning a historic trip to cuba. brett: mr. obama planning a trip for next month to cuba and in doing so this marks the first time in 80 years a sitting president will visit the country. it comes 15 months after obama' s administration formally reopened ties with havana, relaxing trade and travel restrictions. new details allow americans to visit for humanitarian work, but tourism alone won' t be legal until congress puts a long --
we are expecting to learn more about the details later today. an itinerary will include other stops in latin america. marco rubio and ted cruz, each with family ties to cuba, slammed the announcement saying the president should be pushing for a free cuba. jason: new developments in the republican race for presidency. there is a change at the top. ted cruz has passed donald in a new national poll. tracy potts is here with the shakeup. >> the sound you are hearing is the sound of screams coming from washington dc. >> that is ted cruz announcing his two-point lead over donald trump in our poll. >> somebody at the wall street journal doesn' t like me. >> crop is down seven and crews
seven and cruz is up eight. >> they want to pause and decide whether the donald trump is the person they want to nominate for president. >> trump says he is now pro-life. >> is the most ridiculous theory i have ever heard. >> marco rubio denounced president obama' s trip to cuba. rubio just pick up -- picked up the endorsement of a south carolina governor over jeb. -- jeb bush. >> a big push for some of the six remaining republicans. michelle: florida is finding the hospital that forcibly removed a woman just moments before she died. -- fining the hospital that forcibly remove the woman just
>> barbara dawson refused to leave the hospital and was being handcuffed when she collapsed in the parking lot last december. she died from a blood clot in her lungs. florida' s health care agency has ordered the hospital to pay a $45,000 fine. jason: pope francis is wrapping up his trip to mexico. the pontiff spoke in juarez. he stopped short of calling on the u.s. to open its borders. his holiness became visibly annoyed after the crowd to do him and he fell down on a disabled lloyd. he told the people -- disabled boy. he told the people not to be selfish. michelle: nascar' s biggest stars out on the track. brett: three days until the daytona 500 but they will be setting the stage tonight.
races, and we already know the front row will be chase elliott and met candidate -- matt tends it. tonight will be the first time a lot of fans get to see the $400 million renovations known as daytona rising. wesh 2 got an exclusive look around that projects that we will bring to you tonight at 7:00. the speedway president says this weekend is the payoff for two and a half years of hard work. >> i can' t wait for the response from the fans. we built it in the design, so i can' t wait to hear the feedback. jason: we will show you parts of the speedway some people won' t ever get to see, from the high-class seat to be viewed from the trap. that is 7:00 tonight on wesh 2 . the weather on sunday for the
michelle: we love to hear that. our weather for today looks just as good. jason: we are in a nice little stretch here. amy: lots of sunshine this afternoon at the speedway. if you are heading out tonight, we are going to be breezy through the evening hours. past sunset at 6:17, the wind will die down and we will be at 60 degrees by 11:00 tonight. we won' t drop really fast overnight tonight. mainly clear skies. it will be a nice day and evening to be at the speedway or doing anything in central florida. 43 in silver springs and 47 in the villages. we have got a cool start. a few spots a couple degrees cooler.
chuluota. 55 and port st. john. upper 60' s and lower 70' s and the winds will pick up. we will talk more about breezy conditions in a few minutes. jazmin: we still have that crash on the 408 westbound. you may have police on scene on that on-ramp. five minutes eastbound on i-4 colonial. no crashes to report their. here is a live look at our cameras. 15 minutes from the 417 offramp here to i-4. jason: sugar shock. michelle: why starbucks is under fire this morning. >> the officers have disgraced themselves, disgraced this badge. michelle: police scandal. the officers accused of raping several women while on duty.
michelle: winter park police are trying to piece together a shooting that left two people dead. it happened on west avenue. police are not looking for any suspects and it is not a murder suicide. jason: today is day three in the search for a missing newborn. investigators hauled away dumpsters for closer investigation. the mother, susan richardson, is in jail on charges of child neglect. michelle: the white house will reveal the details of president s trip to cuba. restore diplomatic ties with cuba. police are looking for the bold robbers who ransacked a cell phone store with customers still inside. closing time last night.
brett: here is the store post robbery here. this is that store post robbery. these guys walked right through the front door during normal business hours and started taking items. this is at 436 and ethics. -- essex . they got away with $15,000 worth of merchandise. nobody was hurt. the guys walked in on armed. the first suspects, wearing a notre dame hoodie and the guy behind him appears to be wearing a camouflage shirt with an orange winter cap. there is surveillance video from inside the store, but it is unclear if that is going to get released. it is possible a third suspect was involved.
s from a -- dirt bikes from a business. at first, they struggle but then use a hammer to break through a steel garage door. the business provided a picture of the two bikes that were taken. a yamaha and a honda. michelle: two competing officers are on the other side of the law. the officers assaulted for women and say the abuse began in december of 2008 and lasted nearly three years. an attorney says she is now living in a state of fear. >> it is something she is going to have to live with the rest of her life. jason: boxing star manny pacquiao has lost his contract
his comments on gay relationships. nike call that comment of torrent saying it strongly -- call that comment -- called that comment abhorrent. >> the southern poverty law center exhibits the increase to terrorist attacks and violent encounters. hate groups grew from 784 to 892. michelle: starbucks facing heat for how much sugar goes into your drinks. a new study shows some can contain 25 teaspoons of sugar, three times more than one can of soda. also three times the maximum daily intake recommended for adult. starbucks is committed to reducing the amount of sugar in its strength by the end of 2020. jason: i am a sugar fiend.
the weather. amy: we have sunshine today. it is cool this morning but like it was yesterday, so if the kids wore a civil jacket -- zip up jacket, temperatures are similar this morning. sunrise happens shortly after 7:00. we don' t have all the fog that we had yesterday. that will help a little bit. not as many things to be concerned about as you head off this morning. 49 in daytona beach. 51 in orlando. this is the clear skies. our temperatures have been dropping here slowly. melbourne is warmer because we have that brees near the ocean there. look at our visibility. 10 miles. we will once we get through
breezy winds, that will be the one big difference compared to yesterday. you will notice those wind coming out of the northeast. with those winds coming in, that is going to keep our temperatures a degree or two cooler than we were yesterday. we will still be warm. we will top out at 70 in ocala and the villages. 72 in claremont. 72 longwood and oviedo, 73 orlando and winter park and 74 in kissimmee and saint cloud. cooler to the north in flagler county especially at the coast with that brees off the ocean. -- breez e off the ocean. it will be breezy. we have that moderate risk for rip currents.
a small craft advisory is in effect until tonight. the tight heads out again after 4:00 this afternoon. tomorrow, we will get a couple of clouds off the ocean. temperatures will gradually climb through the weekend. we will get humidity slightly higher but overall it is going to be a nice weekend. upper 70' s by sunday afternoon and that means a really nice day out at the speedway. we will see some showers and storms. at is our next sources -- storm system arriving on tuesday. it is 6:21 now, let' s get a traffic update. jazmin: we have been watching some minor crashes again. westbound on-ramp to the 408, watch out for a minor crash there. another crash, this one at
you will want to use thompson road as your alternate. if you' re are traveling on the 528 right now, everything is up to speed. 68 miles per hour if you' re traveling between the 417 and i-4. >> we are hours away from the nba trade deadline. jason: the orlando magic could be about to make more moves. the roster shakeup next. michelle: a school bus bursts into flames. how the driver saved all the
jason: the cleveland cavaliers want to swap the veteran forward. we are hearing from or mandell -- orlando magic coach. >> one guy i really like is gone and two guys i like are coming in. jason: the magic starts the second half of the season tomorrow night at home against the mavericks. today we get a look at the full schedule for the orlando pride in all grewal season. the pro-women' s soccer team will kick off the season against the portland thorns. the home opener is april 23 at the citrus bowl. the rest of the schedule would be released later today. next at 6:30, apple says helping the fbi will do more harm than good. michelle: we ask you to weigh in
alex: two people were shot and killed out here. i will tell you what happened -- everything we know about the investigation. amy: we have temperatures ranging from 41 in ocala to 59 in melbourne. what is in store for the rest of your thursday when we return. giving people options based on their budget is pretty edgy... kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase.
announcer: local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. jason: two men were killed. michelle: a community coming together in the search for a newborn still missing this morning. >> iamb nikole killion with the latest numbers as the race heats up in south carolina. michelle: thanks for choosing to spend your morning with us. jason: you are going to be smiling today because the sun will be shining.
i-4. sunshine. amy: we are 30 minutes away, sunrise officially happens right after 7:00 and we have plenty of it today. upper 60' s by noon, we will keep climbing only to the lower 70' s. slightly cooler. our winds are shifting around and kicking up. that is going to keep us cooler. temperature difference, not to significant. a few of us are a couple of degrees cooler. 51 in orlando and 59 in melbourne. a big difference again. melbourne is warmer because it is close to the water and we get that warming effect with the wind and those ocean water temperatures. visibility looks good, and once we get going to see that
dunnellon, in apopka, we will come to 73 in maitland, and along the coast we will be in the upper 60' s to the north. let' s get a traffic check now. jazmin: does go crashes on our side streets, goldenrod road and lake underhill. there is a crash locking off a lane here. use cimmaron boulevard. we have a crash on cantor club trail and ohio springs road . i-4 seems to be moving up to speed on the eastbound side, 55 miles per hour as you are heading east into downtown orlando. if you are traveling on the westbound side, here is a live look at the drivers passing lake mary tower cam for -- camera. jason: officers still looking
double homicide in winter park. michelle: it is not an area that sees a lot of crime. alex villareal is live today. they are not looking for a suspects. -- any suspects. alex: no one is believed to be outstanding which means that whatever transpired here happened between the two individuals who are dead. the fire department is here right now. we just saw some of the cleaning going on to remove some of the blood that was out here on the sidewalk. one of those individuals was found ed at the corner here where you see the power pole. that is where one of the bodies was. we saw evidence markers out here earlier. they are removing the climb seen take -- crime scene tape at this point. police told our crew they did
they did not believe this was a murder suicide so that implies this may have been some sort of shootout between the two males who were found dead. the two dead were both males, a woman out here crying last night told her crew her husband and son were fighting and now both were dead. police are not confirming that is the case here. they are not confirming the relationship between these two men. multiple shots fired and both victims were dead of gunshot wounds. the bodies were found a little bit of a distance away from each other. it happened before 10:00 last night. the joint homicide investigative team the police department is a part of is the group leading this investigation. it is very rare for winter park to see a situation like this. it has been years since the last homicide deaths in winter park. this is something we will continue to follow for you.
will pass those along to you. jason: thank you. in the search for a missing newborn. investigators will continue their search for the baby. they are getting a closer look at potential evidence. for baby willow. closer? brett: they are continuing to this baby alive and they are getting help from the community. crews checked bushes and checked manhole covers. last wrapped in crime tape were hauled away for closer and then -- examination. no baby insight. appeared in front of a judge who
desertion of a child. documents show richard lied to investigators about giving birth, then admitted it. she cannot remember what random resident she dropped that baby off at. richardson has a 2000 nine arrest. she claims she did not take her medication for mental disorders. records show richardson has an eight-year-old daughter. the department of children and families tell us they are investigating the missing newborn and will take necessary steps to protect any other children in the family. michelle: we are waiting to see if there is an arrest after troopers found the suv involved in a deadly hit and run. fhp received a anonymous tip about the 1993 jeep cherokee. it is the same vehicle that hit
it is not clear where it was found or if there is a suspect. a man who walked right into traffic was hit by a car and killed in orange county. the man got off the bus just after 8:00 on orange avenue near lancaster road. troopers have not said if any charges will be fired -- filed. jason: a volusia county prison escape he and his girlfriend are set to face a judge in kentucky. gary bullock junior and natasha quickly -- natasha quigley . all three were tracked down in kentucky last friday. the child is with his grandmother in pennsylvania. michelle: americans are divided on whether the senate should wait to vote on a new supreme november' s election according to
43% say the senate should vote on president obama' s nominee well 32% would prefer a vote after a new president. a shakeup in the presidential race, with just days to go until the south carolina primary. ted cruz is now topping donald trump. nikole killion has more. >> three of the candidates will take part in a town hall after competing one -- competing ones were held last night. a new nbc news poll shows trump slipping behind crews nationally -- to give nationally. -- cruz nationally. >> this letter pressed the bounds of the most ridiculous letters i have ever seen. >> the tangle comes as marco
endorsement from nikki haley. it is considered a setback to jeb bush. his mother, barbara. michelle: adrian whitsett will be heading to south carolina for this weekend' s primary. you can look at his live reports today, tomorrow, and saturday. a desperate hunt is on in iraq for highly dangerous radioactive material. officials fear that if isis gets it they could make a dirty bomb. the case was being held at a u.s. oil firm storage facility in the city of basra. the state department says it is aware of that but has seen no sign that isis or other militant groups have acquired it. jason: google is siding with apple in its battle over a terrorist iphone. a judge ordered apple to break
shooters in the san bernardino attack. apple says this could hurt privacy for millions of law-abiding citizens. google' s chief executive said it would protect companies in the position of hacking barrow customers. -- their own customers. michelle: deltona leaders say the city will be more beautiful today thanks to a demolition crew. crews will care down a house at 10:00 this morning. that house was damaged in 2012 and has been a banished for years. other houses are also scheduled for a wrecking ball later this year. >> a cargo ship doomed without warning. amy: why they say they didn' t know the crew was sailing into
amy: we have a big temperature difference this morning, 41 in ocala but 51 in orlando and 59 in melbourne. some of us are waking up colder than others. we don' t have too much of a breeze yet, but as we had through the day we are going to pick up those winds. we don' t have the big fog issues that we had yesterday. visibility was down to less than a quarter of a mile in some spots. today, it is cool in most spots so we have clear skies. we will be at 63 by 10 a.m. in orlando and from there, we will s. a little cooler today compared to yesterday. we will also still see lots of sunshine and our winds will pick up out of the north-northeast. along the coast we were going to have that wind. more about the rest of the week
come back inside in just a few minutes. let' s send it back into jazmin who has the traffic check. jazmin: a crash was blocking a right lane but they moved it over to the grass here. as you are approaching the 408, you won' t need an alternate. we still have that crash on cancer club trail -- kennel club trail. you are sure to see some minor slowdowns right around lee road and the fairbanks curve. jason: 6:45. we will find out if florida set up a new record for tourism. michelle: rick scott is set to make an announcement this morning. brett: florida' s recipe, it is very simple.
add beaches and theme parks and it is a attractive destination. governor scott making an announcement to disney -- at disney. it had a new record of 97.3 million in may. the state would top the 100 million mark in 2015. 2015 did bring some new additions to the tourists seem -- seen. -- tourist scene . it was also the first full year for diagram alley, the second part of the wizarding world of harry potter. that attraction boosted universal' s numbers and could play a role in the overall state figures. an announcement at at cop this morning at 9:00 and you can watch live on the wesh 2 mobile
jason: no doubt the boy wizard had a play in all that. the coast guard will continue to raise questions into the sinking of the el faro ship. safety personnel sent out and alert for hurricane danny last summer but not one before hurricane joaquin. the ship sank during that storm, killing all crew members on board. officials only sent out an alert for danny because it was the first hurricane of the season. the panel is investigating if misconduct or other problems led to the ship sinking. michelle: we are updating your top stories next on sunrise. jason: that includes a story in winter park where two people are
good morning, good morning, hello, my name is patricia rodriguez. good morning governor, counsel, and jim allen. good morning everyone. i think it's still the most important thing we can do for any family opportunity for them to get a job. i'm a single mother of three. i've been working for the seminole tribe company has given me the opportunity to provide for my children. how it make you feel when you worry about whether this compact gets signed? if the compact isn't signed, then it does affect me tremendously because i would be out of a job. a month ago my sister passed away. she have children? how many? five. so are you taking care of them? yes. this compact not being signed would affect me and many people that have
if would affect them immensely. jobs for florida. the new seminole compact. amy: we are waking up to comfortable temperatures across central florida. the wind, the direction of it and it is going to be stronger. we are going to be cooler today. it is a gorgeous start. sunrise just happened after 7:00 a.m..
sunshine for your thursday. we are going to make it to 73 today, cooler than yesterday because of the wind direction out of the north and northeast. as the wind continues to shift over the next few days, we slowly start to heat up every afternoon. another front will coolest down tuesday and wednesday of next week. 41 in ocala, 52 in sanford and 59 melbourne. it is much cooler in the 40' s. the i-4 corridor in the south in the 50' s and melbourne is warmer because we have that brees thanks to the ocean -- breeze thanks to the ocean water temperatures being warmer. lots of dry air in the middle part of the atmosphere, that is the orange color you see here. that will lead to low humidity and plenty of sunshine again today.
building end, we are going to get those winds kicking up. especially at the coast, 10-15 mile sustained winds this afternoon. 71 in eustis and mount dora, and 72 today in webster and clermont. 74 in kissimmee and winter haven. 74 hour high and -- in holopah . notice 60' s along the coast. flagler, volusia county, s. 73 today in palm bay. tomorrow, the winds are still on the ocean. it is going to kick off more temperatures are going to keep climbing. s for highs and sunday, even warmer.
if you are headed out to the daytona 500, it is going to be nice. we will have plenty of sunshine and we will keep our temperatures warm. rain and storms will be next tuesday as the storm system approaches from the gulf of mexico. here is jazmin. jazmin: want to make sure you are aware of a new crash on state road 472 near i' ve for. -- i for -- i -4. if you' re traveling on the westbound side of i-4, it is going to take you 13 minutes to leave road. -- lee road. jason: these are the stories you need to know about for your day ahead beginning with a double murder in winter park. michelle: police are trying to piece together the shooting that
it happened near fairbanks. police are not looking for suspects and it is not a murder suicide. jason: today is day three in the search for a missing newborn. investigators hauled away several dumpsters at the willow bend accomplice -- apartment complex. the mother, susan richardson is in jail on child neglect. michelle: these men robbed a verizon store with a couple of customers inside. they hauled 1500 dollars in contraband. fhp received an anonymous tip about a keep they believe killed jason roddick ker. jason: a volusia county escape
gary bullock allegedly cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and left daytona beach quickly -- with quigley and her three-year-old son. michelle: the daytona 500. drivers will sit -- split in half. the fans will get to see the $400 million renovation known as daytona rising. jason: check out this view of lake eola. we have got plenty of sunshine for our day ahead. the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
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gives -- keeps us a couple degrees cooler compared to yesterday. a nice day with lots of sunshine and at the coast, we will be more gusty today. temperatures are going to slowly climb. upper 70' s by sunday, great weather for everything going on at the speed way over the next several days. our next rain won' t happen until tuesday and wednesday. jason: look at this map showing the scene of a crash. this is not far from i-4. use graves avenue as an alternate. your full traffic over at cw18 starting at 7:00. the today show is next with results of a new poll showing ted cruz ahead of donald trump nationally. >> it is themepark day. we are at disney where governor rick scott is in town for a tourism announcement. brett: seaworld is stopping by
michelle: don' t forget, you can get news updates anytime inside the wesh 2 mobile app. jason: we will see you bac here in the morning for wesh 2 news sunrise starting at 4:30 a.m.. >> thank you for choosing wesh 2 news and trusting first alert weather. rated most good morning. breaking overnight the white house expected to announce today that president obama will head to cuba next month, the first american president to go there in nearly 90 years. a historic trip being met with praise and criticism. game change? ted cruz just ahead of donald trump in our new national poll. >> the sounds you're hearing is